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Ravens 10, Us 7, New Orleans 7, Sarah Sampson 6, Kim Dacey 4, Ray Lewis 4, John Leopold 4, Beltway 4, Maryland 4, Parkville 3, Leopold 3, Jennifer Franciotti 3, Stan Stovall 2, John Hammond 2, Jane King 2, Joppa 2, Turkey 2, Baltimore Beltway 2, Qucelia Baldero 2, Nursery Road 2,
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    January 30, 2013
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>> media day at the superdome for the players and fans.
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>> a split verdict for an anne arundel county executive. >> powerful voices delivering a powerful message. key players would give lawmakers their take on how to curb gun violence. >> we hope you enjoy the warm weather. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> good morning. i am sarah caldwell. >> i am stan stovall. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> tony is talking about some warmer weather. >> a strong cold front will be coming through tonight. there is the possibility of some
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severe weather later tonight. we could get some big thunderstorms rolling through. there is some patchy fog out there. it is not a widespread fog events. near 70 in southern maryland. a slight chance for a sprinkle today. strong thunderstorms are possible tonight. first we say good morning to kim. >> good morning. a bad situation is improving slightly on the capital beltway. you can see some backups from this big crash on the outer loop at 50. we have several lane closures and it is kind of a maess. expect some delays and traveling
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south towards d.c. this morning. 60 southbound near padonia. 55 near harford road. things are moving find on the inner and outer loops. same story on the west side. the inner and outer loops are looking good. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> john leopold is suspended from his job as executive. >> he was convicted on two of the four misconduct charges he was facing. sarah sampson has more. >> the judge called leopold's conduct outrageous and beyond any authority he possessed.
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he was convicted for using his detail for reelection campaign duties. leopold was found guilty on two counts. he forced county employees to do personal chores like making them empty his urine after back surgery. he was acquitted of a fraud charge that could've put him in jail. >> the conduct represented poor judgment. >> whenever you seek an indictment, you are seeking an indictment on all counts. -- a conviction on all counts. it was a difficult case. >> right now leopold is suspended. but later today, the county plans to introduce a measure to remove him from office permanently. john hammond is the acting county executive. sarah sampson, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. a mother is accused of murdering her baby girl.
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medics responded to a home in joppa on tuesday for a report of a child in cardiac arrest. that child, salena baldero, died at a hospital. her mother, qucelia baldero, tried to kill herself. she will face faces of first- degree murder and child abuse. a teenager will be back in court today. attorneys are trying to move the case from adult to juvenile court. the 15-year-old could face a life sentence. >> the governor is making his speech more interactive. maryland residents can submit questions to members of the o'malley administration. you can see the speech live here at noon.
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tuesday was the media day in a one-of-a-kind experience for nfl fans and reporters. jennifer franciotti was one of many supporters in attendance and joins us live from when the new orleans. you have the wind and the train. >> we have it all. i give up my hat. what a crazy experience. to walk over to a section where we could see the fans and have some security people say, "come
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on over here." they help us reach the fans. we did not have access to those fans. media day, wow. the field was set. difference from when the ravens were there and when the 49ers' were there. the crowd cheered when the ravens took the field. was a new orleans fans who made sure i talk to him about being there on sunday. >> i am a baltimore ravens fan. this is a dream come true for me that my team is coming to the dome. i want everybody in baltimore to know this will be a ravens home
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game. >> it is so funny he said that. people here are running for the ravens. great day at media day. people paid $25 to be there. what a bargain to get an yesterday. reporting live, jennifer franciotti. >> we want to remind you to come out to the inner harbor amphitheater on friday morning where there will be a ravens rally that will be carried live on the "today" show. doing the ray lewis squirrel dance. join us on friday morning beginning at 5:00 a.m. and for the "today" show at 7:00 a.m.
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the mayor of denver paid up on his bet did so with some flair . watch this. >> ♪ so hot here so hot oh! ♪ >> it was late but you can never say he is not a good sport. he has some good rhythm going on. he put his own stamp on the squirrel dance. he sent a box of rabbi stakes to mayor stephanie rawlings-blake.
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>> that was awesome. >> i am impressed. >> 6:09. the could be some deals if you're looking to escape the winter weather. >> maybe twinkies are forever. they could be close to come back. back.
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>> now weather and traffic together on the 1's. >> good morning. kim dacey checking on your morning commute. there is an accident in the d.c. area of the capital beltway at 50. there are closures on the inner and outer loops and quite a backup forming. on 50 or 95, leaves some extra time. 55 on the west side of the baltimore beltway. the inner and outer loops are moving just fine. story at harford road -- same- store in harford road. -- same story at harford road.
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that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> i see a lot of sandwiches. i one at attman's del lombard street. you have a ton of specials. let's talk about some of them. >> this is the lombard street trophy. this feeds five or six guys. we give you pickles, peppers, mustard, mayonnaise, everything you need. this is a great sandwich. we do have one for one person and this one is $35. this is ray's reward.
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this is 52 mini sandwiches in honor of him. corned beef, turkey, brisket, all your garnishes. $95. >> this looks delicious. they will be open for super bowl weekend. you can get your orders and online or call in as well. we see temperatures around 40 degrees at the airport and downtown. fog and high humidity. some thunderstorms in new orleans. reporters will have to keep that in mind. >> there is in line of thunderstorms west of the city
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that will come through in about an hour. thank you, ava. the warm front that went through yesterday has drifted back into maryland. we have the temperatures in the 40's to start the day. temperatures into the 60's this afternoon. there is a strong cold front moving across the ohio valley. it is cold enough on the backside for snow. that front will come through baltimore tonight. maybe a sprinkle today. we're in the wrist area for severe weather -- we're in the risk area for severe weather. the weather will get bumpy
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tonight. wide range in temperatures. 70 south of baltimore. the seven-day forecast -- temperatures will be falling tomorrow. it will get cold super bowl weekend. a chance for some light snow on friday and on sunday. 40's next week. >> the first hearing on gun control since measures were introduced following the shooting at sandy hook elementary. hallie jackson joins us live with more. >> good morning.
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>> good morning. >> the head of the nra is expected to testify that gun owners will not accept blame for the deranged criminals. nor do we believe the government should dictate what we can own. push for more armed guards in schools. those in congress prepare for a face-off. >> he makes his claim that everybody is entitled to these weapons. my view is that everybody is entitled to be safe. >> by president biden and i just want to thank -- >> meeting with police officers from around the country. >> we want america to be behind these initiatives.
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>> a lot of people are concerned they will lose some of these rights. >> mark kelly disagrees. >> i defended the second amendment flying in combat defending our country. this is not about the second amendment. >> congress will be looking at the session for stronger background checks. sarah? >> some good news for you twinkies lovers. hostess is close to picking a twinkies. their 20s bran post this to announce the end of the line for twinkies.
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the bankruptcy court must still approve the sale. specifics seats for those twitter junkies. they have daa tweet seat program. the program is seen as a win- win. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you like the idea of having a special row in a theater just for people that want to tweet? you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. southwest airlines is holding a sale just-in-time for spring break. some alarming news about chicken. jane king has the bloomberg business report. good morning to you. >> good morning.
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a lot of chicken will be in this weekend because of the super bowl. investors looking to hear updates on the dreamliner. also a big day for research in motion. their unveiling the new blackberry 10 lineup. hoping to reverse their sales slump and putting rim back on the map. expect to see them in stores starting next month. the dow is flirting with the 14,000 level. southwest offering cheap flights but you have to act fast. spring breakers can fly from baltimore to panama city beach starting just over $100 one-way.
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this is one way to try to boost ticket sales. chicken, turkey is responsible for more food-related deaths than any other food items. make sure you cook that meat thoroughly. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. >> now weather and traffic together on the 1's. >> good morning. it was a nice day yesterday. there is a little bit of fog this morning. 49 in catonsville. taking the kids to school this morning, a little bit of fog to contend with.
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strong thunderstorms are possible tonight. the high temperature of 65. >> good morning. we have a couple of crashes southbound on 295. one is between 895 and the beltway. another one down there nursery road. another accident at the capital beltway. traffic has backed down on the inner and outer loops on the capital beltway. you want to be aware of that and leave some extra time. number i 95, southbound from the beltway to 100, six minutes there. the west side of the beltway is looking good. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> 6:23.
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another controversy dogs ray lewis. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers. hope you have them.
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>> good morning. welcome to win the new orleans -- windy new orleans. we're down by the mississippi river. it is a festive time. ray lewis is the target of a "sports illustrated" story. the ravens right now not concerned about the story. they say ray has never felt a drug tests. ray lewis says this. >> there has never been a question if i thought about
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using anything. to entertain stupidity like that, tell him to try to get his story on somebody else. >> that was ray lewis. the nfl and does not test for that. anquan boldin, one of the few ravens who has been through this before. he talked about joe flacco. he says the ravens have a big- time quarterback. >> i have not played with anybody as physically talented as joe in the quarterback position. he is a lot faster than what people think. >> we have to play our best game. the best team and the best coached team. very physical team. we have to when the turnover battle. we have to be very flexible in
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finding a way to win the game. >> that was john harbaugh. his team will practice today at 4:00 p.m. in new orleans. they will meet the media again this morning. windy newmills from orleans. we will be back with more after this. >> 6:29. a federal man not ends in baltimore. >> there is a verdict in the leopold trial. >> this is the outer loop and inner loop of the capital beltway. there is a big mess. >> a busy time for local businesses getting ready for
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>> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking.
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this is 11 news today at 6:00 a.m. >> good morning. welcome back to 11 news today. dwell.arah cal >> i am stan stovall. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> a little bit of fog out there. temperatures in the 40's in most locations. 51 in annapolis. a slight chance for a sprinkle. a much better chance for rain overnight tonight. first we say good morning to kim. >> good morning. we have a couple of accidents on 295. there is one at nursery road.
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the outer loop of the capital beltway at route 50, we have a bad crash and there are closures on the inner and outer loops. watch for delays forming their as well. 55 on the west side of the baltimore beltway. both loops are moving just fine. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> john leopold has been suspended from office in. >> sarah sampson joins us in the studio with more on the story. >> later today the county council is planning to introduce a measure that would remove leopold for good. the judge called leopold's conduct outrageous and beyond any authority he possessed. john leopold did not have much to say. he was convicted on two counts
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of misconduct in office. >> humbled by the decision. >> disappointed in the verdict. it has been our position from the outset that the he represented poor judgment as opposed to criminal conduct. >> leopold was acquitted of another misconduct charge and a fraud charge. the fraud charge could have put him in jail. he used his detail to force them to do personal chores, making them empty his urine bag after he had back surgery. prosecutors are pleased with the verdict. >> you are seeking a conviction on all counts. those were at two major counts. it was a difficult case. >> several former employees were in the courtroom. >> bullying is not illegal. a lot of people have been hurt.
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it was frightening to come forward. >> by law, leopold must be suspended. but today the county council plans to introduce a measure that could force him out for good. >> we have been laboring under this cloud for a long time. it is not over yet but the end is coming. if they can get five at of seven counts of votes, the office would be vacated. then somebody would be appointed within the next several weeks. john hammond is the acting county executive. sarah sampson, wbal-tv 11 news. >> as if the ravens and 49ers did not know the eyes of the world are upon them, there was a one-of-a-kind experience known as nfl media day.
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>> it was a complete circus. jennifer franciotti has a live report now. >> it was so much fun for media day at the superdome and watching the fans pay $25 to see the show was incredible. the fans got to watch all the action on the field. there was the ravens head on the field. the players came over to the sideline. will several -- there were several booths set up. the players answered all kinds of questions. i question was, what do you want to hear from the fans on sunday.
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think i play with anybody as physically talented as a joke in the quarterback position. he is a lot faster than what people think -- as talented as joe in the quarterback position. >> that was the wrong sound. you were about to hear jacoby jones sing. was so excited. haloti ngata can wait to hear the "oh" in the song. there'll be many thousands of fans back in baltimore and doing the song. >> thank you. 6:37. >> ava joins us from attman's
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deli this morning. >> it is to a busy time as we gear up for super bowl weekend. they have all of the fresh meats here. they sliced meat fresh every day. you have a friendly bet going on. >> we have a friendly competition. we will be giving -- the winner will be giving -- the loser will give the $500 to a local charity. >> very good. >> will give hours to the associated jewish charities -- thewill give hours ours to
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associated jewish charities. >> we expect temperatures to drop down into the 30's. we are tracking a cold front. a chance for a strong thunderstorms tonight. some could possibly be severe. they have a purple cheesecake. we'll show you that in just a few minutes. >> 6:39. a beauty queen gets an unusual invitation. >>
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>> now weather and traffic together on the 1's. >> good morning. kim dacey checking on your morning commute. a couple of accidents southbound on 295 between 895 and the beltway. in the parkville area, a crash at avondale. a crash remains on the capital beltway at 50. it is kind of a mess. west side of the baltimore beltway is looking okay.
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nothing to major in the ways of delays. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> good morning. we are starting off with some fog in some neighborhoods. a mixture of sun and clouds. a slight chance for a rain shower during the day. a better chance for showers tonight. there could be some minor coastal flooding on the western shore. the high tides could command a little above average. >> the daredevil has done it again. he crossed over and notion front highway in sarasota, florida, without a safety harness and without a net.
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there was a tiny camera on his balancing pole. the walk was made difficult by high winds. >> that always makes me so nervous. a student decided to invite miss texas to his military ball. she accepted on live tv. he said he has to clean his car now. >> the effort paid off. 6:44. still ahead, a look at the top stories
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>> good morning. kim dacey checking on your morning commute. we have a couple of problem spots around the baltimore area to talk about. we have a crash near at nursery road on southbound 295. we have a crash in the parkville region with possible lane closures. around route 50 on the capital beltway. you will see some delays because of the closures. this is the baltimore beltway on the west side and it is are
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looking good north of security boulevard. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> the warm front has drifted back into maryland. temperatures in the 40's with a little bit of fog. we are watching a strong cold front moving across the ohio valley. a line of thunderstorms through kentucky. it is cold enough for some snow behind the front. let's talk about the possibility of severe weather. that would be tonight for baltimore. during the day, i don't think there will be a lot going on. maybe just a sprinkle. we could get some bumpy weather during the overnight period.
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a slight chance for a sprinkle of this afternoon. high temperatures in the 60's. big changes are coming up. 40's tomorrow. there could be some light snow or flurries on friday and on super bowl sunday. ava marie is calling up the food for super bowl sunday. what is going on? >> good morning. deli.ive at attman's they will be busy going into super bowl weekend. to have worked with the company for over 30 years. >> this is a special order.
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>> it is beautiful. i love the purple marbling. >> it came in like this. just for the ravens. >> that will be a hot item. what other specials did you have? >> we have this sandwich. our most famous is the daily traeli tray. corned beef and we do way reuben sandwich with pastrami and russian dressing. >> we'll preview this more in hour.:00 a.m. ou temperatures dropping down in new orleans. 60's into friday. back to you guys.
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>> thank you. a mother is accused of murdering her baby girl. medics responded to a home in joppa on tuesday afternoon for a report of a child in cardiac arrest. the child, salena baldero, died at the hospital. her mother, qucelia baldero, tried to kill herself. testimony continues in the michael johnson murder trial. a taped statement that johnson gave to the police was heard yesterday. told police he last saw the teenager sleeping on a sofa. john johnson is accused of murdering phylicia barnes. there was a wild chase from
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pennsylvania. federal agents had been looking for two 25-year-old son after a robbery of a gun store earlier this week. their license plate was spotted in baltimore on tuesday morning. this began a pursuit and they crashed their car at baltimore national pike. face several charges. >> john leopold is now suspended from office. sarah sampson joins us live with more. >> the judge called leopold's conduct outrageous and beyond any authority he possessed. he was convicted for using his detail for re-election campaign duties. and for forcing county employes
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to do personal chores. leopold was found guilty on two counts. right now he is suspended. the county plans to introduce a measure that would remove him from office permanently. sarah sampson, wbal-tv 11 news. >> now weather and traffic together on the 1's. >> good morning. kim dacey checking on your morning commute. we have some problem spots to talk about on southbound 295. two accidents have been moved off to the shoulder. southbound 295 between 895 and the beltway and another at nursery road. we have a crash in the park fell region. -- in the parkville region. this is the capital beltway.
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you could see the backup on route 50. that has been going on all morning. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> we're off to a quiet start. we will make it into the 60's this afternoon. a good chance for showers and thunderstorms tonight. there will be storms along the east coast late in the day. a mix of rain and snow in denver. stay with us. >> thank you. time to get to your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked, do you like the idea of having a special row in a theater just for people that want to tweet? >> i love this answer. [laughter]
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we will post more answers on our website, wbaltv.com. >> i think he is on to somet
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>> here are some stories you'll find at 7:00 a.m. on wbal plus. as we prepare for the super bowl, not statistics about the life expectancy of nfl players. that story and the latest traffic and weather alerts. >> not looking too bad around the baltimore area. a couple of situations on southbound 295. also on the shoulder a crash at nursery road. with a crash at putty hill -- we have a crash at putty hill. >> we're starting out in the 40's. strong thunderstorms tonight. >> thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> we will be back with a live update at 7:25. lucky charms?!
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